Lund OsteoArthritis Division - Hip diseases from the cradle to the prosthesis

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    Universitetssjukhuset

    221 84 Lund

    Sweden

Unit profile

Research

Our group investigates hip joint diseases that start during childhood but may result in impaired function and OA in adulthood. 1) Hip dysplasia ranges from congenital dislocation to dysplasia in adults. 2) Femuroacetabulärt impingement (FAI) is developmental anatomical deformity. 3) Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is a slip in the growth plate of the femoral head, most commonly: a. Chronic (stable). However, in 5-10% of cases, b. Acute (unstable) including a high risk of avascular necrosis.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Orthopedics

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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